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‘To all the Boys’ sequel does not disappoint

‘To all the Boys’ sequel does not disappoint

Molly Schochet

February 21, 2020

Months ago, I stood in teacher Alex Polk's room with my friend as we watched the “To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You” trailer excitedly. I couldn’t wait to watch the film and see how Lara Jean (Lana Condor) and Peter (Noah Centineo) handle their new relationship, and after watching it I wa...

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ doesn’t win the race

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ doesn’t win the race

Noah Orloff

February 17, 2020

Walking into “Sonic the Hedgehog,” I expected either a children’s movie or a film designed for strong fans of the video game, two categories I do not fall under. To my pleasure, neither of these expectations were met, but the movie still had flaws. The storyline revolves around Sonic (Ben Sch...

‘High School Musical’ spinoff surprises

‘High School Musical’ spinoff surprises

Ben Sanford

February 6, 2020

Like the rest of us, I was slightly worried to watch this new Disney+ original series. The original “High School Musical” trilogy is a childhood classic to any 2000s kid, and I assumed this reboot of sorts was going to be an apathetic cash-grab to profit off of the fame of the source material. Ho...

‘Dolittle’ brings viewers on overwhelming journey

‘Dolittle’ brings viewers on overwhelming journey

Abigail Prestholdt

January 28, 2020

I didn't have any idea what I was getting into going to “Dolittle”. I assumed it would be similar to the well-beloved movies made in the 1998 version of the film. However, I assumed wrong. This new “Dolittle” movie had very different stories, adventures, and characters. The movie takes ...

‘Star Wars’ rises again

‘Star Wars’ rises again

Harris Keekley

January 22, 2020

With the new “Star Wars” movie, “Rise of Skywalker”, came the return of Lando and many others from previous movies as well as new elements to the force added with the release of the movie. “Rise of Skywalker” answered questions that were on everyone's mind and gave redemption after the p...

‘The Witcher’ highlights the potential for fantasy genre

‘The Witcher’ highlights the potential for fantasy genre

Henry Brettingen

January 16, 2020

“The Witcher” combines fluid combat with extensive world building to successfully immerse viewers. The show, which isa Netflix original, is based upon a successful book as well as video game series. The plot follows a monster hunter, otherwise known as a witcher, named Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill) ...

‘Harley Quinn’ entertains, delights

‘Harley Quinn’ entertains, delights

Henry Brettingen

January 16, 2020

“Harley Quinn” is a show focusing on the adventures of Harley Quinn after she realizes how abusive the Joker is and strikes off on her own. The show successfully uses the dynamic between Quinn and her friends to create a unique dynamic which gives the show a tone similar to that of “Deadpool”.   ...

‘You’ season two turns tacky

‘You’ season two turns tacky

Maddie Schutte

January 13, 2020

After leaving me hooked and desperate for my questions to be answered after the first season of “You,” the second season failed to come close to my expectations for the show.  The main character, Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley), tries to better himself this season, making it boring and frustrating ...

‘Rare’ shows new side of Selena Gomez

‘Rare’ shows new side of Selena Gomez

Sadie Yarosh

January 13, 2020

Selena Gomez’s newest album “Rare” released Jan. 10 is an upbeat, joyful album that will make you want to get out of your seat and dance.  Five years since her last album, Gomez comes back a new person. There have been many obstacles she has had to overcome including heartbreak, depression and...

‘Little Women’ strikes a chord

‘Little Women’ strikes a chord

Ben Sanford

January 13, 2020

To say my experience watching the 2019 version of “Little Women” was a positive one would be a vast understatement. My excitement to see the film started long before I sat in the theater. The star studded cast, well-crafted trailers, raving reviews and the touching source material had me optim...

Luigi checks into the Last Resort

Luigi checks into the Last Resort

Harris Keekley

January 10, 2020

Nintendo released their third entry into the “Luigi’s Mansion” series, Oct. 31, 18 years after the original “Luigi's Mansion” was released on the Nintendo GameCube. In “Luigi’s Mansion 3,” Luigi ventures into the last resort to check in with Mario, Peach and three Toads, but during ...

‘Nancy Drew’ proves entertaining for fans and newcomers alike

‘Nancy Drew’ proves entertaining for fans and newcomers alike

Svea Bleske

January 7, 2020

As a longtime fan of the “Nancy Drew” mysteries, I was excited when I found out CW was making a series based off the books. The series follows Nancy Drew (Kennedy McMann), a college student who is thrown into a murder case when the wife of a famous businessman is found dead in a diner parking lot. Wi...

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